Regarding the passing of Toriyama-sensei

Press releases

Toei Animation Mar. 8, 2024

Upon hearing of the passing of Toriyama-sensei, we are deeply saddened.
We offer our sincere condolences.

Within our company, we have many staff members who contributed to masterpieces such as “Dr. Slump -Arale-” and the “Dragon Ball” series and who deeply respect Toriyama-sensei. We are truly grateful for his guidance and contributions to our productions.

It was a great honor for Toei Animation to be able to adapt the works of such a beloved creator, cherished around the world.

We offer our prayers for Toriyama-sensei’s eternal peace.

Toei Animation